Intergaz Ltd

Regulations

Legislative Safety Distances

Maximum tank water capacity (litres)   Maximum water capacity of a group of tanks(litres)        Minimum distances in meters
  From buildings, boundaries, fixed source of ignition or group of tanks. Between tanks  
 At or above ground  Underground  At or above ground  Underground
 Up to 500  1,500 0 3  0  1.5
 Above 500
up to 2,500

 7,500  3  3  1  1.5
Above 2,500
up to 10,000

 30,000  7.5  7.5  1  1.5
Above 10,000
up to 150,000

 500,000  15  7.5  7.5  1.5